VFS Global manages Visa Application Centres for Immigration New Zealand (INZ) to receive applications for temporary entry and residence class visas for New Zealand. All applications will be assessed and decided by immigration officers at the INZ office in accordance with certified New Zealand Immigration Instructions

Step 2 Before you decide to apply for a visa please make sure you familiarize yourself with the information on the visa subclass you are applying for. Quick links to information on visa categories and other helpful information including Visa Fee, VFS Service Charge and Processing Time can be found on the Visa Wizard page on this website.

Step 3 Applicants should fill the Download Forms corresponding to the visa subclass under which they wish to lodge their application. Applicants can get the Download Forms by visiting the nearest New Zealand Visa Application Centre or by downloading the forms from Applications and Forms.

  • IMPORTANT Changes to the Immigration New Zealand fees and levies – from 01 July 2019-Click here
  • IMPORTANT Information for Relocation-Click here
  • Change of courier type for passport return-Click here
  • Changes for INZ residence application lodgements – click here
  • Dear Chinese applicants, before applying for a visa to New Zealand please read this important information.
  • Applications must be signed by the applicant unless the applicant is under 18 years of age. If the applicant is under 18 the application form must be signed by a parent or guardian of the applicant.
  • Beware of fraudulent job offers. For more details – click here


Visa Forms
Visa Fees At A Glance
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If you have already submitted your visa application at the New Zealand Visa Application Centre in Japan, you can track your application here. Your status can also be tracked via SMS and email.

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New Zealand Visa Application Centres

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Important changes to the Immigration New Zealand fees...

Published on 29 June 2019

IMPORTANT Changes for Courier return fee and SMS fee...

Published on 11 May 2019

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